Jail looms as Pistorius to be sentenced for murder: Disgraced Paralympian Oscar Pistorius could return to jail on Wednesday, when a judge is set to sentence him for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp three years ago. Pistorius was freed from prison in the South African capital Pretoria last October after serving one year of a five-year term for culpable homicide

Financial Times Brexit: George Osborne to slash corporate tax rate: UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne is planning to slash corporation tax to less than 15 per cent in an effort to woo business deterred from investing in a post-Brexit Britain as part of his new five-point plan to galvanise the economy. While the chancellor did not backtrack on

The high prices of food stuffs, petroleum and house rent have contributed immensely to increased cost of living in the month of June, a recent survey by Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) has revealed. In a press statement to newsrooms, KNBS said that inflation increased to 5.80 per cent in June from 5.0 per cent the previous month. According

  The government yesterday moved to dispel fears over maize shortage in the country in the wake of hike in prices of flour. Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture Willy Bett told MPs that there should be no cause of alarm since the government has sufficient stock in the Strategic Food Reserve (SFR) to sustain the country to the next harvest in

Governors have moved to the High Court seeking to have the Equalisation Fund stopped until the guidelines for the disbursement of the fund is changed. In their petition, the governors are seeking to quash the guidelines on the administration of the Fund published in the Kenya gazette that grants the National Government a supreme role over the monies. The county

The government has signed a Sh6.3 billion funding programme with the Arab Bank for Economic Development ( Badea) to finance the electrification of more than 591 public facilities. Through the Rural Electrification Authority (REA), the government targets to complete the last phase of electrifying all public primary schools and health facilities. Speaking during the signing ceremony, Rea chairman Simon Gicharu

Details have emerged on how President Uhuru Kenyatta read a riot act to Jubilee MPs to approve budget estimates which they had threatened to scuttle down. The MPs had reportedly reached a truce with their colleagues in the Opposition not to pass the budget estimates in protest of a case challenging the legality of the Constituency Development Fund (CDF). Majority

A joint parliamentary committee looking into a petition seeking the removal of Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission bosses from office has been told that the country lost Sh4.1 billion (37 million Euros) in the procurement of the 15,000 Biometric Voter Registrations which malfunctioned on election day. Auditor General Edward Ouko said a Special Audit of the procurement of the election

At least six people were killed after Al Shabaab attackers opened fire at buses ferrying passengers in Mandera on Friday. The attack occurred between Wargadud and Elwak where terrorists sprayed the moving buses with bullets. “Police on the scene have found six persons shot dead and have rescued two,” Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet said. “The hunt for the